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a deal with the college democrats but those of us thought are not involved in the politics and education or finance or any other topic and a lot of people but are not in the politics don't know what to do and they believe they see the problems in front of us and they understand and comprehend how serious they are and they want to do something that they either do not know how to or they are intimidated. but from my experience they are ready to believe again and they can hope again and as our national leader continuance buyer and hope my generation the people that are older than me so once again stand out and fight for what they believe. >> it's how you teach an old dog new tricks. >> most of us are in our environment how we were raised, and we learn from them. i have said there's five promises every adult should make. the first is a child should have a loving and caring adults in their life and the second is they should have a healthy start to read the child should have an education. the child should have a safe place. the second one is a promise you cannot teach. they should grow to be l
the process of a carbon constrained world as a means to invent a more prosperous future and drive education and industry and jobs and growth. we can act like the heart of a forward moving country whose eyes and ears are open to the world. i believe that all of us here in maryland are truly covered by the shield of his goodness. we need only the goodness to let go of falsehoods, mention this, the shortsightedness of rash and in balanced decisions, the things of our past that no longer serve. once leaving them behind, we will make a new world free from fear and worthy of our children's love and trust. thank you all very much. [applause] >> he talked about job growth in his plans to improve education in the state. it is 45 minutes. thank you, president pro tem dempsey, speaker jones, judges of the missouri supreme court, lieutenant governor kinder, state officials, members of the legislature, members of my cabinet, and my fellow missourians. this evening it is my pleasure to be joined by missouri's outstanding first lady, georganne nixon, and our son jeremiah. this has become one of our most h
and most prominent advocates of science, technology, and engineering, math and education, some of you know them as a member of the school state board. later this week president obama will be awarding him the national medal of science for his achievement in physics. dr. james gates. [applause] two years ago, and that just two years ago, this woman has turned around a workplace into a full-time job. please welcome janice in caroline county and melissa jones harris. [applause] within the heart of every individual is a spirit and a dignity that yearns to be recognized. 12 months ago outside, the officially recognized for the first time in 380 years, the people in a ceremony that none of us will soon forget. please welcome the tribe. [applause] thank you for being here. we're also joined by someone who found himself doing the job of a city manager. when his own home was flooded, he set aside his personal needs an extended her day and night to help the families in the cities through the crisis. mayor p.j. mayor? [applause] my fellow marylanders, the story of dr. gates, the story of janice and me
with our parents and share what our children are learning. >> she represents a new generation of educators that values social media. anne arundel county is about to get on board systemwide. they are drawing up a social media policy to enhance education and learning. >> we will use social media for instructional purposes. if the teacher finds a youtube video, we could unblock youtube. they could use it in the lesson. they currently cannot do that. >> educators will create a high- tech path for learning. social media has already gotten a past. >> i see so many opportunities to connect with classrooms across the country and the world. if opens up so many doors for my students. >> these social media policy will not go on the books without language to protect students. it will draw the line on how students and educators communicate, but they're also be exceptions in cases where administrators and parents have given written permission. this is the first reading of the social media policy. if approved by the school board, it would go on the books this fall. we have a draft of that proposal on our
-- education and western thinking. she even made the short list for "time" magazine's person of the year. >>> students are putting their talents to good use. our education reporter sherrie johnson shows how they're making a difference. >> reporter: members of the laser club are hard at work. these students make anything from cabinets to chairs. the list just got a little larger thanks to city school administrators. they bought a state of the art laser machine for students. they said it raise great to see a what city students can do. >> we want them to be prepared for the future, their job. they will learn everything they need to learn on the job. they need to be able to show their employability skills. >> reporter: carve ver's laser skill has a partnership with habitat for humanity, private and public schools. they fill orders. the money for the supplies are donated and students love the experience. >> hands-on things. i love fixing stuff. it helps me. i like this. >> reporter: students showed off their handy work by presenting a plaque showcasing positive programs in baltimore schools.
avoid having to pay for an education that isn't even yours. we begin tonight tracking more snow. for now the skies are clear and cool, and winter weather is headed our way. . >> temperatures keep dropping. there's still enough breeze to give you a wind-chill factor. even by february standards, we're feeling it out there. take a look at the numbers. you can see 21 in baltimore, but still room to fall tonight. 22 in easton. as we look at the overall wind speed, it's still 10-15. so it feels like single digits. cambridge 12 above, about as cold as it gets in winter in maryland. our next weather maker already developing out to the west. pretty heavy snow west of chicago, and this system headed our way. we'll talk about the window of time it will arrive over your super bowl weekend straight ahead. >>> we know more about a death at the aberdeen proving grounds. george lazaro junior died during a routine dive. the cause has not been determined. the army says it is investigating. >>> tonight begins 30 years in prison for a maryland man who ran an online child porn bulletin board. he's from balti
to be working on educating chris and his family and friends about the work that we do and the power of words and educating him on the importance of using words and understanding that predjudice and fear and hate that our young lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender youth face, many times on a daily basis. >> reporter: it is unclear how long the culliver's training will last or exactlly when he will go in but trevor project officals say they are happy that he has made the decision to attend their education program. i'm jeff bush in the castro district of san francisco, kron four news. >> lots of clouds but we did clear things out. notice that rain out of southern california. that the system is missing us. with high clouds that prevented a low clouds on the surface from burning away today. we did see temperatures cooler. but now those clouds are going to the east and clearing things out. those low clouds for tonight. i think that it will clear quicker with more sunshine, tomorrow. this live look with partly cloudy conditions for tonight. look for low clouds, dense fog but mostly sunny. i will l
'm grateful for his education and there is no comparison between the quality of this man and chuck hagel. they are in different sandboxes. i'm very grateful for people like this who we desperately need in times like this. >> we go to the independent line. this is doug, welcome to the conversation. caller: thanks for taking my call and thanks to c-span. i think the only one that had any sanity and knew the questions that were going to be asked. we did not get any answers to them. how is the decision made? what are the requirements? the independent said we should have a court that regardless who the president is they should not have a unilateral way to document nominate someone. people in this country don't know about the mddaa, the national defense thorgs act which allows the president to designate a person who he feels is a terrorist or supporting terrorist organizations to deprive him of life, liberty and not be able to go in front of a court. you can't say listen, you have the wrong person. we can be unilaterally detained. there is no question about, for instance, the propaganda guy th
research and education. cuts to military personnel and law enforcement. cuts that will cause jobs and do real harm to the american economy as it struggles to recover. and the reality is that we don't even have that much time. we only have nine legislative days left in february to address the issue. nine days to negotiate a trillion-dollar deal with the senate and the president. and instead of a meaningful plan to address the crisis that we need to avert, we have this nonsense before us today. this is no way to govern. the disturbing truth is that many republicans seem downright giddy when it comes to the sequester cuts. there is new story after new story of how we'll let the sequester take effect. the gentleman from georgia, dr. price, couldn't support these cuts fast enough. i was shocked. mr. speaker, it was only last week that the economic numbers for the fourth quarter of 2012 were released. unexpectedly we saw a contraction in those numbers, a contraction fueled by a massive reduction in defense spending. what do you know, huge cuts in government spending during a fragile economic r
of the healthcare spending. that is an important point. >> let's switch to another passionate topic. education. quite a few questions from the audience on how much can we afford to fund and where should we be funding and investing in the educational system? should it be done on a national level or a state level? >> let's mix it up, you go first. >> i have read that test scores of american elementary and secondary educational students have not increased and the famous nation at risk report in the early 1980's. even though spending has increased dramatically. i question whether the solution to the problem is, let's take those systems and pour money into it are. it's hard to argue against earning more money, that and possibly hurt. but you basically have major structural flaws in the way the system is organized. it is not producing the results that we need. i strongly believe that -- i would say, after entitlement spending, i would put the quality of our educational outcomes as the greatest long-term threat to america's economic strength. it is the most important thing, and it has to do with stru
encourage people who get educated in the united states, in colleges or working with universities, key people in the united states, not encourage companies and people to go back to the home countries. so this issue has recently become an issue fo for deloitte. you know, we've looked at this from a broad prison for a while, but like other companies, microsoft, oracle, the high-tech compass, into, a lot of companies and services companies, you know, this is a recent thing given some of the challenge we've had to actually hire and maintain and fill needs. so as an intro statistic, we hire every year about 7000 employees, 7000 people out of colleges and universities. and that's still not enough to be able to fill the needs of our clients, given a tradition and turnover and things of that nature. sort of streamlined the process. we all know about the backlogs that exist right now and how long it actually takes from beginning to end, and the timing of that and how quickly we can get people deploy to our clients to help them come again like i said before, solve that problem and innovate, which also
for public education as to how you should be doing these things. if you join the nra and go to one of the 80,000 trainers you get that. there are a lot of people that aren't nra members. the public education campaign on the safety of firearms would be great. we would love to support it. >> first of all, i would like to get the signup sheet for the field trip for the gun show. [laughter] >> i'll tell you what, the next time they have the gun show, i'll have a signup sheet. if anybody wants to go i'll take them. i can't get you in for free. >> sometimes so you a little bit of an expense. [laughter] >> there's been a lot of talk about whether this is different. and it's a political question not an ideological question. do you think this time is different? and if it is, it doesn't seem that the nra has changed in any way the positions on what is acceptable or not acceptable to reflect that. i have another question. i'll let you answer that one. >> sure. i think that our opponents hope this is different in the sense they hope they can use a motion to achieve an antifirearm agenda they haven't bee
an education credit on your taxes, you may -- you know, you now start on valentine's day, february 14, the first day that the irs will accept returns with the education credit reform. when the filing season kicked off, the irs was still updating its system, but it will be up and running by valentine's day. >>> seems like everyone you know is on facebook. once my mom was on facebook, it was like jump the shark. >> you wanted to get off of it. but more than two-thirds of people in the universe are on the social network right now. >> but more and more people are starting to feel a little bit of facebook fatigue. >> reporter: there is such a thing as too much of a good thing. that's why more than 60% of facebook users say they've taken extended breaks from the social media site. and looks like that number is about to get bigger, according to a survey. 27% of facebook users say they plan to use the site less in 2013. look at their past behavior, 21% said the reason for the sabbatical boiled down to simply not having enough time. 10% said it was a waste of time, while another 10% just weren
for girls education. that is the issue that triggered the taliban attack and she thanked all those who have been praying for her. >> god has given me this new life and this is a second life. this is a new life and i want to serve. i want to serve the people and i want every girl, every child to be educated. >> now the doctors have been treating malala at a hospital in england. they've reconstructed part of her skull and implanted a hearing device in her left ear and are confident she'll be back in school very soon. >>> more help could come to d.c. hospitals. council chairman phil mendelson joined more than 200 registered nurses to introduce the patient protection act. this would require hospitals to keep a minimum nurse to patient ratio. more than half of d.c. nurses responding to a 2012 survey said hospital staffing is inadequate. >> i think this bill is common sense. i think this bill is today's version of the eight hour day. >> mendelson also said the bill will include whistleblower protection for nurses who report unsafe conditions without the fear of termination. it's modeled after a h
got the milk and educator award, sometimes called the academy award of teaching. >> since i was little, i have always wanted to teach. i would take my sisters and we would play school. i always wanted to teach, that's all i know. >> and you are doing it well. colleagues credit sims with bringing innovative ideas to the classroom and focusing on the success of each and every student. it comes with $25,000 and an invitation to join a nationwide panel who work served as a research for educators. >> sunny, not so cold, but we know that's not going to last this time of year. topper is out on the weather terrace, some rain in the future? >> we're in good shape tonight and tomorrow, if you head out tonight, on the chilly side. i would recommend a jacket. it's 40 downtown, but in some cases, mid 30s in the suburbs. 34 in gaithersburg. 36 in leesburg. 37 in manassas. 39 in fairfax. and 39 in la plata. so for tonight, we'll stay clear to partly cloudy, some clouds return by dawn. lows 24 to 32. winds will come down and turn northeasterly at 10. we'll come back and talk about this n
's for education office has convened a group of constituents across the city, across public nonpublic community based organizations to come together to then develop the strategies that can help those kids get over the hurdles they are facing to be connected. >> and i guess we should point this out, mayor gray is the one who put this coalition together. let me ask you a question critics would say. data gathering alone like this really be enough to make a difference. what has to happen next. >> of course data gathering is not enough. what happens next is this data goes out to the people on the ground doing the work. the deputy mayor for education has convened not only the executive council leadership team but also then convened the change networks, the people working on the ground, running the programs and delivering the services to be able to think critically about the programs they run and best deliver services to the young people in need. >> here's one last question, another finding showed that young people between 20 and 24 early 20s and in that group in dc only 42% have full-time jobs and th
education may not have done it without the support of the school as well as coaches and staff. >> just to get an idea of how difficult this is to accomplish this feet, less than 2% of high school football players across the country are getting scholarship offers to play division 1 football. you have 8 today. talk about the hills that these players have to over come to achieve something like that. >> it's adversity as you well know in the dc area. with these young men, the peer pressure they go through, some inequalities they have, don't spend a lot of time on that. we choose to focus on the positives, focus on the future and getting out of certain predicaments. at the end of the day we're extremely happy for our kids. like i said, the main goal is for them to achieve a college education. >> we have four guys staying here locally, playing for the university of maryland. when you look at them, talk about some of the talent and how neat is it for you to be able to watch them so close to home? >> it's awesome. we have one kid that already plays at maryland. they kind of were familiar with
for better education and schools about how to treat sports injuries. >> who is going to protect them if we don't? we're the adults. . >> reporter: she hopes her son's tragedy will keep other children safe. the trainers association counts at least 34 youth sports-related fatalities last year. it's estimated 2 million injuries occur to high school athletes each year. i'm danielle leigh, news 4. >>> a big change in the way we get our mail. they are ending saturday delivery in an effort to save $2 billion. >> it's not happening this week. the change will happen in august. but as chris claken reports, this could be disastrous. >> mail delivery will occur monday through friday and we will not deliver nor collect mail on saturday. >> it's a move the postal service has wanted to make for years, but now says is necessary to cut more than $2 billion from its already struggling budget. >> it would be irresponsible for the postal service not to pursue this course. >> under plan, mail will be delivered to homes and businesses monday through friday but only packages will be delivered on saturdays. while
thoughts of suicide. >> abbie lane: trevor project we're going to be working on educating chris and his family and friends about the work that we do and the power of words and educating him on the importance of using words and understanding that predjudice and fear and hate that our young lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender youth face, many times on a daily basis. >> reporter: it is unclear how long the culliver's training will last or exactlly when he will go in but trevor project officals say they are happy that he has made the decision to attend their education program. i'm jeff bush in the castro district of san francisco, kron four news. >> police are investigating the death of a teenage girl in fairfiled. she was reported missing thursday in nearby suisun city, and was found friday morning. right now. her death is being investigated as a homicide. kron 4's alecia reid has been covering the investigation and she brings us the latest information from police. >> she was really nice she had a fun personality and a beautiful blue eyes. >> reporter: flowers keep coming in from this fo
schools. >>> a routine assembly in the district was anything but routine for one special educator. it was a surprise awards presentation for jacqueline sims. she teaches third grade in southeast d.c. she received an educator award often called the oscar award of teaching. >> since i was little i always wanted to teach. i would take my sisters and we would playskool. i've just always wanted to teach. that's all i know. >> she credits sims with bringing innovative ideas to the classroom and focusing on the success of each and every student. it comes with a nice bonus of $25,000. she's also been invited to join a nationwide panel whose work serves as a resource for fellow educators. that passion makes the difference. >> maybe we need to follow her some more with some cameras. maybe i'll be falling you soon. >>> melissa mccarthy, the star of the cbs comedy mike and molly has a new movie tomorrow. >> she plays a con artist. bigad shaban has a preview of the newcombdy identity -- new comedy "identity theft." >> reporter: melissa mccarthy stars as the identity theft, a loud mouthed con a
like education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs. and it will slow down our recovery. >> reporter: those jobs are at risk for the sequester takes effect in march. the president is asking lawmakers to find targeted short-term cuts to keep the economy moving and buy more time to craft a longer-term deal. >> our economy is headed in the right direction. it will stay that way as lodge as there aren't any more self- inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: the senate remains deeply divided. >> the sooner we solve our spending problem, the sooner our jobs problem will go away as well. >> reporter: house republicans say they've twiced passed legislation to replace the sequester and it is time for the senate and president to do their job. >> the president's budget is late again. senate democrats haven't done a budget in nearly four years and none of them have a plan to replace the sequester. >> reporter: this comes as new data from the congressional budget office shows the deficit will be under $1 trillion for the first time in five years. republicans
stricter gun laws. >> as far as educators who care about the safety and well-being of young people, we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the all right calls for keeping guns off college campuses as well as universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. >> president obama is also pushing for easier access to mental healthcare and more cops on the beat to help address gun violence. >>> the new secretary of state john kerry got down to business today. staffers held a welcoming ceremony for the former massachusetts senator this morning at the state department. on his first day on the job kerry told them president obama needs their help to make america safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful. he also said he has big heels to fill referring to his two predecessors, hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >>> three high schoolboys charged with child pornography were back in class today at west springfield high school and some students and parents are not happy about that. peggy fox joins us live from west springfield high. i understand this was a story that's difficult for
on our education alert. first here's a look at the winning lottery numbers. >> now some good news for the u.s. economy. 170,000 jobs were added which revised the past year's numbers upward. >> despite the up tick in the unemployment rate the report was well received on wall street. the dow closed above 14,000 for the first time since october 2007 all three major indexes posted gains for a 5th straight week. >> there are thousands of people who don't mind admitting they really love their jobs. the school has been picked as one of the nation's top places to work. education reporter tim tyutin has the story. >> what does it take to become one of the top places to work in america. we were curious. we showed up at the community college in he is six to find out. >> employees are getting credit for bragging about where they work. the results showed up on a national survey from a company called workplace dynamics. >> doesn't surprise me. it's an excellent place to work. our benefits are second to none. we are like a family here. whenever you need anything done there's always someone here
with great education and great skills know their job security is fragile. as a way to protect yourself, people like to think that that could never happen to me. i am good enough that i would not lose my job or if i did, i would certainly be able to find something away. in some ways by turning on the unemployed and putting it on them, in some ways, there is a bizarre defense mechanism that makes people feel more secure about their own jobs in a fragile economy. i think there is a lot of complex factors going on here. it is certainly eroded very deeply in a complete misunderstanding of just how bad the economy and the recovery has been. host: what is the best way to protect these people? guest: is important for them to be honest and talk about why you lost your job and talk in detail -- if it was because the company went under or there were massive layoffs or the industry were working in started suffering -- talk in detail about all you have done to try to get re-employed. employers don't wish -- don't want to hire lazy people. people are out there actively looking. discuss the creative
to education and innovation and things we're actually going to need. and might sound like a good idea, let's just do it. we deserve it cause it took us so long to get to this point. >> well, you would if the federal government had a role in some of these things. let's talk about education. education is funded on a local level. you are not going to hurt education. energy is produced by mostly by the private sector. only time isn't is when the federal government gives places like solyndra. i don't know you hurt anything by hurting education or by energy. i frankly think what you are going to see right now is a lot of republican wills and even democrats say let's stop all this craziness and sit down and come up with a plan. they had a plan two years ago. the president's bipartisan commission came up with a deficit reduction plan. i think we're back to ground zero again. but it doesn't feel like it this time. i don't know why. i think frankly it's going to happen. >> got about five seconds. final words. >> more government in business than you like to admit. >> we will see. unfortunately it's
-day-old gates they could be grated from a to f. it's pardon of the governor's education reform bit. points fear that the grating system would sippingle out the struggles schools unfairly. in prince george's county, they're clarifies the new controversyial policy on who gets to own the rights to work, artwork done by students and staff. the head of the county board of education says the proposal was designed to protect the work created on school equipment by staff and teachers, not to grant ownership rights of paintings and other work made by students. parents have expressed concerns. >> it's not an inflammatory situation. we certainly did not mean for it to be. we want create activity and we see this as a way to encourage it. >> it's not clear when the reworked policy will be introduced. >> well, it was electric, everybody is still talking about the super bowl halftime performance, but beyonce is already looking forward to her next big appearance right here in washington. >>> plus a young teenager who took on the taliban proves that she is not backing down. we'll be right back. >>> the courageo
schoolteacher is getting a national educator award worth $25,000. the surprise announcement happened this morn at ann beers elementary school. megan mcgrath was there and joins us live to tell us what happened. tell us a it. >> it was a big surprise, barbara. you can see the sign behind me, ann be anne beers elementary school, home of the cheetahs. now it's home to one of the best teachers in the country. it was billed as a celebration of school achievement. but when philanthropist took the microphone it soon became obvious that something special was afoot. >> how much is this now? >> reporter: with help of the students he used flash card to write out the number $25,000. then came the big surprise. the third grade teacher, jacqueline simms, was getting a check for that amount, $25,000. she had no idea. >> oh, my gosh. i'm completely surprised. completely surprised. i'm in awe. i never would have imagined that i would have been receiving this award today. >> reporter: jacqueline simms is the winner of the milken educator award, an honor given to teachers who ro moat excellence in schools and ha
want to point out, which will be live it 10:00 a.m. on c-span3 is education secretary arne duncan talking about waivers for the "no child left behind" bill. on c- like a 10:00 a.m. span3. robert is on our republican line for seamless. should sequestration be allowed to go through? caller: hi. we were calling it the fiscal cliff. all the sudden it seems we have gone away from that and we are calling it sequestration. i thought that the whole term "fiscal cliff" came about because sequestration was part of that. the media keeps differentiating that now. host: you don't see a difference? caller: it is still sequestration, that is the fiscal cliff. that has not gone away. host: semantics aside, what would you like to see done? caller: just for the media to clarify we never really got anywhere except for slight increase in taxes on a small number of people. it was $450 million and above. how many people actually dropped checks of? ? host: $450 million? caller: $450,000. excuse me. i don't know anybody that's actually gets a check of that amount, or maybe a bonus. i don't know. nonethel
am getting better day by day. >> she used this ordeal to set up an education fund for young girls. doctors say she is expected to fully recover. she is wise beyond her years. >> absolutely. >> coming up at noon, it does not look like much now but this skull was one of the most powerful men in england. we will tell you who belongs to and a very odd place where it was found. >> in an effort to rebuild after hurricane sandy one key player is suggesting to people not to rebuild. why new york is looking to reclaim. >> death of an american woman traveling abroad in turkey. >> here is a live look outside where we are getting ready potential for more snow. jacqui jeras will tell >> you are watching abc 7 news at noon with scott thuman and cynne simpson. this is abc 7 news at noon. on your side. >> officials in turkey have finished an autopsy on an american tourist who went missing in istanbul and later was found dead. authorities have identified the woman as a 33-year-old from staten island, new york. she died from a fierce blows to the head. she was on a photography trip and investigator
of the shooting at sandy hook elementary school. the "washington post" reports the county board of education will be given recommendations today that include requiring every person entering a county school to show i.d. the schools will also hold two large-scale drills each year including a lockdown drill next month and an active shooter drill in april. >>> and a man is undergoing a menial evaluation this morning for trespassing in an anne arundel county school. 25-year-old justin beaumont is accuse of walking into north county high school in glen burnie, telling people he was bullied when he was a student there more than a decade ago. officers arrested him. when they searched his home, they found several weapons. police say the guns are legal. and beaumont was not armed when he was inside the school. >>> today, it is defense secretary leon panetta's turn to answer questions about september's deadly attack in benghazi, libya. he and the chairman of the joint chiefs will testify before the senate armed services committee. they will discuss the results of the defense department's internal revie
teacher and she had no idea she was going to be honored. she received this year's education award. she gets a $25,000 cash prize. >> my third grade students bring a smile to my face every day. >> if you are wondering what she will do with the money she is getting, she says she will pay all some bills and possibly purchase a harley-davidson. that will make her even more popular with her students. >> boston is under a blizzard watch right now. new england might get buried up there. let's get started with the time lapse, this is from clark county high school. a high level of cloudiness this morning, but that cleared out and it turned into a beautiful day. upper 40's and load for -- lower 50's, and it will stay clear and chilly through the nighttime hours tonight. 39 at lexington park. 49 and 34 for the high and low today, 45 and 30 are the averages. the record five years ago was 74 degrees. down to 33 in hagerstown already, 42 at reagan national. a cold air is well entrenched across the great lakes. a coastal system develops, all the ingredients come together for a major winter storm, but
work in national security, education, clean energy, there is no reason they should be put in jeopardy because folks in washington could not come together. >> john boehner said additional tax increases are out of the question. he said americans do not support sacrificing real spending cuts for more tax hikes. >> maryland lawmakers have a few things on their mind. how about golf cart zones on highways or a hefty fine if you make a grocery cart suffer abandonment. those are being considered in annapolis. >> what time is it? >> game time. >> there is a lighter side to conducting business in annapolis. legislators sometimes poked fun at each other's bills. this webcst highlights several -- webcast highlights several. >> it's femurs to have a little fun. not take everything so serious -- it's humorous to have a little fun. not take everything so seriously. >> oen measure -- one measure gives a county permission to of a golf cart lane. >> that committee has a lot of senior citizens and they said they would like an alternative way to get around on. that on so to get to the grocery store, the
of maryland after a require every incoming students to take a assault education class. >> live in college park with the proposal and where students stand on the issue. >> is starting to get a lot of attention on campus. it was the lead story in the diamondback. strongly supporting this. how big a problem do you think is? is a huge problem. >> pushing for a freshman to attend a one-hour sexual assault class. there were 10 reported in 2009 and again in 2010. in 2011 net fell to five, but a found as manyhas as one in five college women experience sexual assault or sexual assault. it is obvious that many go unreported. dodge that is one of the biggest problems. some have the class and the students say it would be good if everyone did. >> to be aware it is not their fault. >> the so-called gray areas alcohol is involved. >> it would be good for people to understand there is a definite point where you are definitely crossing the line. >> the guy needs to be aware of he can be accused of selling doesn't make those mistakes. >> just because a woman has not no does not mean she has consented. >> no mea
, youtube -- school officials believe it will serve as a vital tool to enhance education, communication and learning. it would prohibit communication between students and staff but the district says there is little doubt about how social media would benefit the classroom. >> we will look at unblocking social media sites to use them for instructional purposes. >> this is only the first reading on the social media policy. if it is approved by the school board, it would go on the books this fall. >> it is time to start thinking about filing taxes again. for some of the baltimore city and county, there is free help available. cash campaign provides tax preparation for the thousands of families in baltimore city and county for free. no hidden fees or strings attached. >> we provide free tax preparation for families of 2 or more who made the thousand dollars or less or for single filers who made $25,000 or less last year. but they both deserve a least 9000 families. -- >> they hope to serve at least 9000 families. >> received money back from that. if i did it by myself, i would not think to g
of switch gears on messaging. he is expected to tout new education initiatives, ways to simplify the tax code, kush health care costs, immigration reform. ron fournier with the "national journal," jonathan, asked this question -- "with a democratic tide threatening to crush the dpop, is it enough to just tweak talking points?" what do you say to that question? >> i think there's a tendency among policy maker, politicians who are in the legislative chamber all day, to be using this policy. they talk about the fiscal cliff, about entitlement reform, about debalancing the budget. but it's devoid of any value to the average voter. so fournier may have a point there, but i think it's critical for republicans to be talking about the values behind these policies, that we're always promoting. fiscal responsibility, why are we doing that? because that's a path to prosperity. i think that's a critical thing that eric cantor is doing today and i applaud him for doing it. >> that is what he does seem to be wanting to talk about, connecting the dots. and steve, he isn't just talking about -- you know
in to education but to -- [inaudible] follow one miff dear and closest a pediatrician. the day they met him, he was sitting in his den and i asked him if he could walk and he said yes. i said, as of today, you'll being have your meals in the dinning room. i started the process of bringing him overt shell that he was slowly putting himself in to. watching tv and seeing the violence and things that were happening. he was scared another time. [inaudible] one end from the patio and the other. there comes a time. and i kept on doing that until i got him in to the wheelchair. and soon after that, he started going to -- [inaudible] and stuff like that. ic being a part of each other's life not wanting to make him feel better. also prolonged his life for six and a half years. to me -- [inaudible] [inaudible] [inaudible] he said you're no fly in the milk. i mean, it made me feel welcome. they did. i was taking care of like a human being. had a great influence in doing my ged because he always said to me, you are better than some of the doctors that i worked with. because of your bedside manner. when i fi
. >> there is no reason that the jobs of thousands of americans who work in national security or education or clean energy, not to mention the growth of the entire economy should be put in jeopardy because folks in washington couldn't come together to eliminate a few special interest tax loopholes or government programs we agree need some reform. >> republicans are criticizing the president for failing to submit his budget proposal to congress before the government deadline, which is the first monday of february. he's missed the deadline four times in five years. >> we could learn more about the proceedings of the man accused of killing chandra levy. they will hold a hearing today to discuss reporters' requests about closed proceedings. we aren't sure what the hearings were about. guandique a may have the conviction overturned because a key witness in the trial is not credible. >>> in the child sex abuse charge against him, lawyers for rick curl filed document for an agreement but no deal until the incompetent pear work is signed. a document says a girl was sexually abused starting at 13 years old. he cou
for affordable education. good morning, lauren. >> hi there, good morning. i'm a little nervous watching these automatic spendings. >> the market is getting a little bit jittery and that's why have a mixed market. no major movement. we're looking at gains this morning, investigators after the huge january are waiting for the sequester that could start on march 1st. with i get something today that could be moving, shake them up a little bit. rei tail sales at macy's and target. >> let's talk about the next story that is pretty i nteresting. some states are taking an interesting approach to making college more affordable and this is ground-breaking. >> it's an idea and it's a challenge of making college a bachelor's degree of $10,000. this is attractive to students and families facing this high cost of education if you look at the past 25 years. there's no guaranty that the bachelor's the -- degree is going to get you a job when you graduate. we have governor's in texas, wisconsin saying we're going to do this. -- lawmakers are considering the measure. hopefully more states sign up. >> ab
the textbook. how one education group says schools can boost a number of students interested in science and math courses. >>> i'm gigi barnett. at umbc. that story is next. >>> and blizzard warnings. crews getting ready for a monster snowstorm in new york. first warning weather coverage continues after this. >>> it is just before 6:30. 38 degrees and cloudy. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. a blizzard warning in effect right now for boston and much of the new england region. a massive storm is bliftdering that region. you can see the heavy no? this picture. >>> this is a 19-car pileup friday, outside portland maine. there were no serious injuries reported. but it drives home a serious message for people to stay off the roads. the nor'easter moving into the densely-populated northeast could. >> mayor thomas menino had this pledge for residents. >> this is a strong portion. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crew do their job. >> connecticut has declared a
make lessons more personalized. u.s. secretary of education arne duncan says it it skids more focused on learning. >> it can open up a world of possibilities. >> there are roadblocks like budget constraints. digital learning is a welcome change. >> i think schools should evolve with the rest of the world. >> there is an effort to encourage all schools to pursue digital learning in the next 24 months. we will keep you posted on the progress of that program. what's coming up next a cutting edge surgery for newborns. life-saving surgery for a little girl who weighed just 7 pounds. we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ ♪ we gotta sell the car. where would we even sta
like education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs, and it will slow down our recovery. it's not the right thing to do for the economy. it's not the right thing for folks who are out there still looking for work. and the good news is this doesn't have to happen. for all the drama and disagreements that we've had over the past few years, democrats and republicans have still been able to come together and cut the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion through a mix of spending cuts and higher rates on taxes for the wealthy. a balanced approach has achieved more than $2.5 trillion in deficit reduction. that's more than halfway towards the $4 trillion in deficit reduction that economists and elected officials from both parties believe is required to stabilize our debt. so we've made progress. and i still believe that we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. the proposals that i put forward during the fiscal cliff negotiations in discussions with speaker boehner and others are still very much on the table. i just want to repeat, th
problems and provide assistance. frankly, we also need to educate the force. you have to have peers who are working alongside of you who can identify those problems. someone looks like they have problems, they are having a difficult time, to identify that and make sure that that person gets the help they need. it is like everything else. all of us need to be aware -- all of us need to be a part of the answer to be able to make sure that doesn't happen. but this is something that -- there is no silver bullet. there is no silver bullet here. i wish there was. it means we have to operate on every front to do with this. -- deal with this. we have to be able to make sure that we deployed people in a rational basis so they are deployed into a combat area, but then have an amount of time that they can get their lives back together again. and do it rationally. that has to be done. we have to provide the support system, the health care system, be able to educate the force, to understand and to recognize those kinds of problems. all of that needs to be done if we're to address this. most importan
to reach out to the industry to come up with a way to really promote financial literacy and education before college level, getting into high schools so that we have an educated group of young folks who come out and understand about the importance of having a financial house in order, the importance of having a good credit history, the understanding what it means to be smart about using credit. >> you can watch that entire conversation with the chamber of commerce this afternoon right after the farewell ceremony for secretary of defense leon panetta, which is expected to start at about 3:45 p.m. eastern, and next tuesday night, president obama delivering his fourth state of the union address to a joint session of congress. it includes the president's speech at 9:00 and the republican response from florida senator marco rubio. that will be on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org >> first lady helen taft on discussing politics. >> i always had the satisfaction of knowing almost as much as he about the politics and intricacies of any situation. i think any woman can discuss with her husb
. according to the "washington post," the board of education will be given recommendations today that include requiring every person entering a county school to show i.d. the schools would also hold two large-scale drills every year, including a lockdown drill next month and an active shooter drill in april. >>> 18 after the hour now. this morning, a man is undergoing a mental evaluation for trespassing in an anne arundel county school just before police made a shocking discovery in his home. police say 25-year-old justin beaumont walked into north county high school in glen burnie on monday and told people he was a student there more than a decade ago and was bullied. officers arrested him. but when they searched his home, they say they found several weapons. police say after sandy hook they were not taking any chances. >> post connecticut, we have got to recognize as an agency, as a nation, as a state, that our schoolchildren -- we have to do everything week to see keep them safe. >> beaumont did own the guns legally and was not armed when he was inside the school. >>> doctors may finally h
, why the cost of your child's education may not be their problem, it's yours, what you can do to keep it from impacting your credit. >> and what the future of football could look like from a commissioner, when you join us at 11:00. quick check, overnight, abc 2 most accurate forecast, 15 degrees, fridge id, gets less windy. saturday not bad, late in the evening we bring in snow showers in to sunday morning. maybe an inch or so, lite powder-type snow. sunday on a snowy note. >> see you at 11:00. we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here.
to be educated. >> malala writes a blog about life. made the short list for person of the year 2012. her shooting brought attention to the struggle for women's rights in that country. >>> just ahead here, inside a brand new facility designed to help families of wounded warriors. ooh kfc. hey, you're supposed to wait for everybody. you know what, while we're waiting why don't we play a game of hide and seek? right now? yeah go hide. go on buddy. one, two... [ son ] come and find me! three! [ son ] are you even looking for me? i am looking! [ male announcer ] bite-sized chicken's grown up. kfc bites. freshly hand-breaded big bites of premium breast meat, seasoned in the colonel's original recipe. try 10 bites with an 8 piece meal for $19.99. [ son ] dad? [ male announcer ] today tastes so good. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios we gotta sell the car. where would wewe even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no string
to roll in throughout the course of the day. we are hearing from private schools and educators at abc2news.com. we have for you now are the public schools megan. >> so that's here forezone howard county harford county and remember any delays or cancellation that is come in, we will put on the screen if we are on the air or go to abc2news.com for the latest. >> time to get to meteorologistlynette charles on what it could make its way here. >> we have rain and we are dealing with freezing rain so freezing rain comes as rain and freezes on contact. we look back off towards the north and west, and well what we are contending with in the purposeels is where we are dealing -- purples is where we are dealing with a mixture sleet and snow and rain mixing in. solid rain towards prospect bay perry's corner and benets point a car -- bennetts point is where we will deal with moderaterainfall. around along 270 we are dealing with the wintery mix. howard county around glenelg getting along the wintery mix. give yourself enough time this morning on the roadways because we are dealing with patchy fog. now
into education for yourself or your kids. take great advantage of certificate programs that are offered perhaps through your community college or through companies. microsoft, for example, offers a certificate program that trains people in how to use microsoft software and things like that. makes you more marketable in your field or if you want to change fields. that's something people should be aware of. community college is a great resource. >> if we're educating a child or paying for education, maybe get a ba in three years and not four. >> about 50 schools now have three year degree programs and you can have it do it yourself. if your kids take enough advance placement courses in high school, they can have enough to put toward their college requirements. i know several kids who actually could have gotten out in three years and took on double and even triple majors just so they could spend an extra year in school lchlt and make more of their education. but they could have gotten out in three years. and you can do that on your own. >> fantastic. janet said some of them. get a certificate, get
,000 square feet of rest relaxation education, and entertainment awaits the will of the warriors at ford of war -- fort belvoir. >> the uso and american public's way of giving back. >> this $100 million project took almost three years to complete. >> one of the first things we did is made with wounded warriors and their families to really get an understanding of their needs. >> their classrooms for job training, multipurpose room for group gatherings, therapeutic garden and even a game room. an architect says it is one of the most rewarding privacy has worked on. >> it is rewarding to see it work the way you plan. >> the new center was built for universal access. many rooms and hallways can fit multiple wheelchairs'. in the kitchen, for instance, there is lots of space to move around and low countertops and appliances. >> it is just fun, it is great to have the center here. >> charles practicing his swing in the golf simulator -- donated from the company full swing. he said not only is it fun but it is a form of physical and mental therapy. >> we have appointments every day. we just want
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